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Executive Leadership


From assets to operations, learn more about the leadership team driving Cummings Resources.


Jim Calhoun


A lifelong sign industry veteran, Jim Calhoun has spent his career growing some of the largest companies in the sign industry. For over 20 years, Jim has focused on continuous improvement, employee empowerment and industry leading customer service. A published manufacturing consultant, certified in OSHA compliance, and heavily involved in the communities where he serves, Jim is committed to the highest levels of business ethics, quality manufacturing and extraordinary customer service.

Bill Garrison

Chief Financial Officer

Finance professional Bill Garrison has 30+ years of diverse experience in the construction and manufacturing industries, as well as public accounting and an R&D technology company. As CFO he has managed finance, accounting, risk management, HR and IT areas in privately held middle market companies, including start-up, rapid growth and turnaround situations, working to enhance operations, drive profitability and create value for company stakeholders.

Ann Baker

Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager

Ann Baker has been a part of the exterior sign industry for over 30 years. She has worked both on the customer and supplier/vendor sides of the industry. Ann joined Cummings in January 2009 and has shown her commitment in the role of Senior Relationship Manager to many of our national corporate customers. With her leadership and experience, Cummings has and will continue to offer matchless service through honest and attentive communication.

Eric Chessor

Vice President of Project Management

Eric Chessor has spent his career leading high performance customer service groups.
With a BS in Consumer Science from the University of Tennessee, Eric has excelled in making Cummings Resources the premier customer service organization in our industry.

Eric Simmons

Senior Vice President of Operations

Eric Simmons has been in the sign industry for 13 years, from an automotive manufacturing background. He has focused on customer support and sales growth in program startup, design changes, and cost reduction across a multitude of customer programs, including LED lighting technology and digital displays, as well as installation support. He brings a problem-solving approach and desire to maximize value to all aspects of the business.

Bruce Cornett

Vice President of Asset Management

Since 1976, Bruce has led Cummings Resources in ever-increasing leadership roles. Program Management, Sales, & Operations, Bruce has broad experience in all facets of our business. As a Cummings Executive, Bruce contributes the long view and steady demeanor that only his experience can bring.

Marilyn Brennan

Vice President of National Accounts

Marilyn has over 12 years of experience in the sign industry and has served in the role of Director of both Project Management and Business Development. Her focus is on relationship building and solution selling, lending her background to foster strong client relationships. Marilyn serves as an Executive Member on the SPECS Advisory Board.

Bruce Ahlswede

Director of Service

An 18 year Sign Industry Veteran, Bruce has committed his 30 year career to the service industry.
An active member of several of the largest service organizations in our industry, Bruce brings leadership, urgency, and experience as he directs our service organization.

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